JOHNSON, JACK PURCHASES A CAR ORIGINAL PHOTO (1940)
Jack Johnson, the first African American boxer to win the heavyweight title was also a man with a taste for the finer things in life, especially cars. Offered here is a rare, first generation photo depicting Jack Johnson purchasing a 1940 Lincoln Zephyr.Johnson is pictured with salesman William White, Fred Naymie and Frank Cousins. This is an original, first generation photo with date stamp on back for May 20, 1940. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Mild fold at top right corner. No tears. Beautiful image. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4."